Down to the wire

One week remaining…


  • Buy coffee maker
  • Install new mailbox
  • Order sheets and towels
  • Find (or order) window pulls
  • Order one more kitchen pull
  • Schedule clock guy
  • Buy bathroom hardware (towel racks, etc.)


  • Set up walkway, lay wood chips
  • Unpack boxes, organize furniture
  • Invite neighbors
  • Set up canopy bed on new frame
  • Find frame store
  • Yale lights (porch light, any standing lamps)
  • Verify wi-fi in all rooms


  • Finish painting kitchen island
  • Hang shutters
  • Finish raingutters and spouts
  • Schedule cable guy
  • Finish plumbing (by Wednesday)
  • Finish electric (by Thursday)
  • Finish painting (by Wednesday)
  • Prime and paint Summer Kitchen door


  • Granite countertop arrives
  • Restoration Clinic visit (remaining chairs, fix foyer light)
  • Take down billiard light
  • Set windows in Summer Kitchen (paint?)
  • Custom beds to arrive


  • Install cabinets in Summer Kitchen
  • Hang blinds
  • Hang Summer Kitchen door
  • Pick up B&B sign
  • Call vendor re: directional signage on 322


  • 9am Blue Ridge Channel 11 news
  • Building inspector visit
  • Office light fixtures arrive
  • Paint workshop
  • Move Grubb stone
  • Prepare “welcome” sheet, make copies


  • Clean!!
  • Prepare slide show
  • Drapes arrive
  • Sheets and towels arrive?
  • Set up bed in Summer Kitchen


  • Pick up food
  • Set up musicians
  • Grand opening activities at 12pm and 3pm


  • 12pm-6pm: Public open house


  • Open for business (I hope!)
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